Aluko played politics without bitterness - Egbeyemi mourns late former senator

  The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has mourned the loss of former Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Gbenga Aluk...


 

The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has mourned the loss of former Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Gbenga Aluko, describing his death as shocking and a monumental loss to the state in particular and Nigeria in general.

The Deputy Governor in a statement by his Special Assistant (Media), Odunayo Ogunmola, said he received the news of Senator Aluko’s death with shock.

Otunba Egbeyemi said Ekiti has lost one of the shining stars in its political firmament, a committed patriot, a selfless politician and a visionary statesman who truly loved his people.

The Deputy Governor said the fact that the late Senator Aluko was found worthy of occupying a principal officer’s position in the 4th Senate when he represented Ekiti South between 1999 and 2003 attested to the qualities of leadership, integrity, brilliance and competence found in him.

Egbeyemi said the late Aluko played politics without bitterness during his lifetime and had friends across the political divides with whom he maintained a good relationship until his demise.

This, the Deputy Governor noted, explained why the political class, irrespective of their ideological leanings and other segments of the population are united in grief in mourning the loss of the former National Assembly member.

Otunba Egbeyemi noted that the late Senator Aluko would be remembered as one of the leading lights in the 4th Senate who contributed to the entrenchment of the Parliament as a bastion of representative democracy.

He said the late Senator Aluko, despite the heights he attained, was humble, accessible and compassionate to the indigent people whom he assisted in his lifetime with scholarship and youth empowerment.

Otunba Egbeyemi commiserated with the family, friends, associates of the deceased and the people of Ode Ekiti, his hometown, praying God to grant them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

He said the deceased would be sorely missed by the entire people of the state and his political party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), where he was a leader.

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